Chamakh: No Room For Discussion Now

Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh does not wish to discuss his future with the club until the end of the Africa Cup of Nations. The former Bordeaux centre-forward has fallen down the pecking order at the Emirates Stadium, and has scored just one goal in 15 appearances in all competitions this season. Meanwhile, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has signed club legend Thierry Henry on loan while Chamakh is on international duty…

January 25, 2012

Chamakh: I’ll fight for Arsenal place

Marouane Chamakh insists he will not walk away from Arsenal in the January transfer window and has vowed to fight for his Emirates Stadium future. Chamakh, 28, has only started one Premier League game this season and the arrival of Thierry Henry has seen him fall further down the Gunners pecking order. The Morocco international, who is currently on African Nations Cup duty with his country, has been heavily linked…

January 20, 2012

Arsene Wenger: No Plans For Henry Deal

Manager Arsene Wenger maintains he has given no thought to trying to bring Thierry Henry back on a short-term loan deal in January. The Gunners legend, 34, is currently training at London Colney to keep up his fitness levels following New York Red Bulls’ exit from the Major League Soccer Cup at the hands of David Beckham’s Los Angeles Galaxy. Henry was an integral part of Wenger’s ‘Invincibles’ squad of…

November 18, 2011

Kenny Dalglish: Arsene Wenger Has Been Fantastic

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has leapt to the defence of rival Arsene Wenger, describing his Arsenal counterpart as “fantastic”. Wenger is currently under scrutiny as his bid to finally end the Gunners’ trophy drought seems to be undermined by high-profile exits and a lack of prominent acquisitions. But Dalglish – who was involved in an angry touchline exchange with Wenger during their sides’ 1-1 draw at the Emirates in April…

August 20, 2011

Thierry Henry moves to USA, racism a factor

Much has been made of Thierry Henry’s move to the USA, and his transfer was further brought into focus by a debut goal for New York Red Bull against old foes Tottenham last week. Some have accused 32-year-old Henry of shortchanging his own career. They point to a player with exceptional talent who still has plenty to offer. Despite being unable to command a first eleven spot at Barcelona anymore,…

July 26, 2010